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Alternative Careers: Looking to the Main Campus

The Symplicity job database and Career Advisor available through the Career Center web page are not the only electronic resources students ought to explore.

The Career Center on our main campus manages UO-JobLink, an electronic database providing students access to various employment opportunities. First, UO-JobLink provides access to UO’s On-Campus Recruiting program (OCR), an excellent way to explore alternative career opportunities. Through UO-JobLink, students may view OCR employers, research available jobs, submit transcripts and resumes, and schedule interviews. Common OCR employers include Big Four accounting firms, Intel, Fred Meyer, government agencies, and numerous other retail and management companies.

Second, UO-JobLink provides information about main campus career fairs, external job search links, and other career resources. By registering, students will receive email updates and announcements about open job positions and upcoming events.

Most jobs on UO-JobLink are non-legal, so the database allows students to find interesting alternative career opportunities and broaden their job searches to gain valuable experience. When broadening searches, think about long-term career goals, and consider non-legal jobs that provide exposure to industries around which a law practice can be built.

How to Register
Go to http://career.uoregon.edu; click on “Sign in with your Duck ID.” Fill out the registration form as accurately as possible. After completing the form, you will have access to UO-JobLink immediately.

Interviews
To interview with non-law employers through the main campus Career Center, you need to register and upload a resume to UO-JobLink.

Career Fairs
The main campus Career Center schedules periodic career fairs, and the Spring Career Fair will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 12-5 p.m., in the EMU Ballroom. You can see information and log in at http://career.uoregon.edu/events/students/2012/04/spring-career-fair. To interview at the Career Fair without submitting a resume online, take a resume directly to the employer at the Career Fair and sign up for an interview in person. Many interviews will take place the day after the fair.

Job Postings
You can access the main campus job postings without uploading a resume. Complete the information on the “Academic Information” and “Privacy” tabs in your Profile.

If you have any problems accessing the main campus system, let us know.

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